Note: This recipe is especially for teens with lactose intolerance, who need to limit or avoid dairy products.
The peppers, herbs and spices season the rice nicely. This fat free and lactose free side dish can be served with practically anything.
Prep time: 35 minutes
Serving size: approximately 2/3 cups (2 carbohydrate exchanges)
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
2 g protein
0 g fat
0 g sat fat
27 g carbohydrate
0 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
375 mg sodium
8 mg calcium
1 mg iron
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
If you would like this dish spicier, add more jalapeños. If you think this is too spicy, then put in only 1 tbsp. jalapeños. Serve with beans or meat.
Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012
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